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Diesel Fitter

Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Location: 

Tanami, NT, AU (Australia)

 

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa.  Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio. A fully equipped camp is located 40km from the site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.

The role

Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, the Diesel/Drill Fitter you will be responsible for performing preventative and breakdown maintenance tasks for our underground mobile fleet comprising of CAT LHD2900 loaders, Volvo L120 loaders and Atlas Copco MT6020 articulated trucks. Your multiskilling in the areas of fault finding and diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance services, will be essential to your success in this role.

In this role, you will

  • Carrying out routine maintenance of the equipment to the required standard of performance and safety.
  • Ensuring all work is completed in a timely manner, to minimise down time of the equipment.
  • Completion of work orders  to the required standards.
    Maintain a high level of housekeeping in all work areas.

The person

  • A relevant trade qualification.
  • Maintenance and fault finding skills.
  • Experience working in underground environments.
  • Underground breakdown experience on will be highly regarded.
  • Previous Sandvik Drill experience
  • A current Australian drivers license. 

You will demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your workmates stay safe.  Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity together with your positive mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.

 

Our Values and Culture

Newmont encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. As part of our commitment with the Warlpiri Traditional Owners, we strongly encourage applications from the Central Australian Language Group (CALG). We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

 

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

 

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

 

More About Newmont

  • Website: http://www.newmont.com
  • Lifecycle of a Mine: https://www.newmont.com/lifecycle-of-a-mine/
  • Blog: https://www.newmont.com/blog-stories/
  • Annual sustainability report: https://www.newmont.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting/

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Note: Newmont does not ask individuals to pay money to apply or be considered for employment or to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal. If you are asked to do either, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.